wf-escenic-times - Home RSS Feed from wf-escenic-times en Escenic 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 2016-06-15 01:30:48.0 Home Three earthquakes hit central Italy; no deaths reported A series of strong earthquakes rocked a wide area of central Italy on Wednesday, striking fear among residents rattled by a deadly tremor in August, but there were no reports of casualties and few serious injuries. 2016-10-27 12:38:44.0 Wildlife populations plunge almost 60 percent since 1970: WWF Worldwide populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have plunged by almost 60 percent since 1970 as human activities overwhelm the environment, the WWF conservation group said on Thursday. 2016-10-27 12:24:18.0 Islamic State executes dozens of prisoners near Mosul, officials say Islamic State militants have in recent days executed dozens of prisoners taken from villages the group has been forced to abandon by an Iraqi army advance on the city of Mosul, officials in the region said on Wednesday. 2016-10-27 11:35:13.0 Cyclone 'Kyant' across Bangladesh Cyclonic storm 'Kyant' at west-central Bay of Bengal has weakened into a deep depression and moving west-southwestwards causing rains across Bangladesh. 2016-10-27 11:29:56.0 Malaysian MDR-TB survivor thanks Bangladesh for treatment breakthrough Xun Ting Tiong can still remember the pain of taking 18-month long treatment for the multi-drug resistance tuberculosis (MDR-TB) she was diagnosed in 2013. 2016-10-27 11:21:51.0 Mata fires Manchester United into League Cup quarters Juan Mata swept home to steer Manchester United into the League Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over holders and bitter local rivals Manchester City on Wednesday as Jose Mourinho got one over old adversary Pep Guardiola. 2016-10-27 08:42:36.0 Bangladesh minister says Royal Bengal Tigers are back from India tour Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain Manju has said the Royal Bengal Tigers of the Sundarbans are back from their foreign tour. 2016-10-27 04:23:23.0 Malnutrition hits Bangladesh production by Tk 80 billon a year: WFP A World Food Programme (WFP) report on Bangladesh food security has said a sizeable chunk of its population is still undernourished and it is hampering production by around Tk 80 billion. 2016-10-27 04:08:35.0 Police deny RAB claim that Sarwar Jahan was Neo-JMB chief Police say Sarwar Jahan, who died during a drive in Ashulia and who RAB claimed to be the chief of Neo-JMB, was just a third-grade leader of the militant group. 2016-10-27 02:14:56.0 Trial of blogger Oyasiqur's murder starts, three witnesses testify A witness has identified in court the two arrested militants caught by locals after the killing of blogger Oyasiqur Rahman Babu in Dhaka's Begunbarhi. 2016-10-27 01:06:58.0 Pakistan arrests 'Afghan Girl' from iconic photo, on ID fraud charge Pakistani authorities have arrested the green-eyed Afghan woman who became a symbol of her country's wars 30 years ago when her photo as a girl appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine, her family say. 2016-10-27 00:57:38.0 ‘Francophone study’ that changes the course of MDR-TB treatment released in Liverpool The final results of the breakthrough ‘francophone study’ on the multidrug-resistance tuberculosis, MDR-TB treatment has been released in Liverpool in the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health. 2016-10-27 00:53:19.0 AB Bank assigns NetWorld for maintenance of ATM booths AB Bank Limited has signed an agreement with NetWorld Bangladesh Ltd for maintenance of the bank's ATM booths. 2016-10-27 00:13:54.0 Injured Barcelona defender Mathieu out for three weeks Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu will be sidelined for around three weeks after suffering from a calf injury during the 1-0 defeat against Espanyol in the Catalan Super Cup on Tuesday, the Spanish champions said on Wednesday. 2016-10-26 23:50:00.0 Need time to acclimatise to English football, says Guardiola Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said he is still learning to adapt to the demands of English football as he seeks to end his club's five-game winless run against rivals Manchester United in the League Cup on Wednesday. 2016-10-26 23:41:47.0 Life in Manchester 'bit of a disaster', says Mourinho Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said he has struggled to adapt to life in Manchester, labelling his living arrangement in the city as "bit of a disaster". 2016-10-26 23:39:47.0 New Zealand beat India by 19 runs to square series New Zealand beat India by 19 runs in the fourth one-day international to level the five-match series at 2-2 as the hosts suffered a mid-innings collapse at Ranchi on Wednesday. 2016-10-26 23:20:05.0 Bangladesh ambassador to Azerbaijan presents credentials Bangladesh's non-resident ambassador to Azerbaijan M. Allama Siddiki has presented his credentials to President Ilham Aliyev at the presidential palace in Baku on Wednesday. 2016-10-26 23:02:51.0 JSC, JDC exam: Nahid says ‘fake question paper sells at up to Tk 300,000’ Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has claimed that fake question papers for JSC, JDC exams are being sold at up to Tk 300,000 by unscrupulous people. 2016-10-26 22:29:51.0 Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur looks to celebrate his 50th Test with win over England Mushfiqur Rahim is keen to celebrate the milestone of his 50th Test match by helping Bangladesh square the series against England in Dhaka. 2016-10-26 22:19:20.0 New survey finds TB in Bangladesh lesser than WHO estimates The preliminary data of the first-ever tuberculosis prevalence survey in Bangladesh has shown that the rate of the infectious disease is much lesser than the World Health Organisation’s estimates. 2016-10-26 21:22:41.0 Clinton leading among young voters, Harvard poll finds Democratic White House candidate Hillary Clinton is leading among likely voters aged 18 to 29, according to a Harvard University opinion poll released on Wednesday. 2016-10-26 20:58:57.0 Bangladesh asks Canada for effective mechanism to deport Bangabandhu killer Noor Bangladesh has urged Canada to devise an ‘effective mechanism’ to move forward with the deportation of the killer of its independence architect. 2016-10-26 20:41:15.0 PM urges the rich to be philanthropic, contribute to health sector Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the rich and affluent people of the society to be a bit more philanthropic by contributing to the health sector. 2016-10-26 20:23:06.0 Man arrested for allegedly killing two minor sons in Sylhet Police have arrested a man on charges of killing his two sons in Osmani Nagar Upazila in Sylhet. 2016-10-26 20:06:47.0